The goal of the Kentucky Bridge to a Biomedical Doctorate for Appalachian Students program is to provide students with training for success in doctoral programs and careers in biomedical research. This joint initiative between Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) and the University of Kentucky (UK) targets students for funding from Appalachia and other under-represented groups in biomedical sciences.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS • Students with a previously completed B.A./B.S. degree pertaining to biomedical science fields (biology, chemistry, biochemistry) • Required GPA: 3.00* • Students interested in biomedical sciences - biology, chemistry, and biochemistry • Students must intend to pursue a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.degree in biomedical sciences upon completion of the EKU-UK Bridge M.S. degree • Underrepresented Students - native Appalachian (see website for specific identified counties), Hispanic, African American, Native American, Native Alaskan, Pacific Islander • Completed Graduate Packet contains: • EKU Graduate School Application • EKU Bridge Program Application • Application deadline is June 1st (for the academic year starting in late August. Early applications are highly recommended. Applications received after June 1st maybe considered if positions are available.
Details at http://bridgescholar.eku.edu/